ProfessorDirector, Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational ResearchOffice: G551-3Phone: (601) 984-2855 Email: JGWilson2@umc.edu
Areas of Expertise
The following list summarizes Dr. Wilson's principle research activities:
Infrastructure development; exploring plasma protein profiles that are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) traits and risk factors; identifying genetic variants that are associated with concentration of specific plasma proteins; characterizing metabolite profiles that are associated with cardiometabolic traits and outcomes in African Americans; assessing the association between leukocyte telomere length and measures of subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD; coronary artery calcium, carotid intima-media thickness) and CVD events; conducting genetic association meta-analyses, using data from genotyping arrays as well as exome and whole genome sequence; exploring the ethical implications of APOL1 genetic testing in the community; using advanced systems analytic approaches to derive new knowledge from large proteomics, metabolomics, and related datasets; coordinating the work of national and international genetics consortia.
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